Kent

Sittingbourne garden fire death investigated

An investigation has begun after a 95-year-old man died in a fire in the garden of a property near Sittingbourne.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called to the property in The Street, Bapchild, just after 1900 BST on Friday.

A fire service spokesman said the man died at the scene but his death was not being treated as suspicious.

The cause of the blaze is now being investigated, he said.

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